Sessional Instructor - Environmental Studies - Faculty of Science (Fall 2017)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Friday, May 5, 2017
Date of Posting: 
April 21, 2017
Environmental Studies - Faculty of Science
Sessional Instructor
Fall 2017

The Environmental Studies Program at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a Sessional Lecturer for the Fall 2017 semester to teach the following course. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

This course introduces students to a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approach to the study of environmental issues; and emphasizes the interrelationships among the various physical, biological, and human systems. It examines major contemporary environmental issues, such as global warming and land use, and focuses on how these issues are understood and addressed within the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

Successful applicants should have a minimum of a Master’s degree or an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster in the academic unit.  

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and names of three referees by e-mail to:

Dr. Carolyn Peach Brown, Director of Environmental Studies
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3
Fax (902) 566-0740

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Closing date for applications is May 5, 2017

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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